SATB choir a cappella
Composed by Adrian Willaert (1490-1562). Liturgical Use: 5th Sunday of Lent. Text: Latin. Choral. Vocal score. Duration ca. 3 minutes. Published by Notre Dame Choir Editions (PE.NDC036).
Item Number: PE.NDC036
A trenchant setting of a paraphrase of John's Gospel depicting the raising of Lazarus, this brief motet is one of the most striking of the composer's early works. Unfolding in an arch shape the piece builds to and subsides from a powerful central climax at Christ's words: "Lazarus, come forth!".